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Record in-store sales come despite increasing headwinds

CHICAGO -- U.S. convenience-store retailers found themselves celebrating a 15th year of record in-store sales even as they struggled with a decline in foot traffic in 2017. The industry brought in a record $237 billion in in-store sales and a fourth straight year of more than $10 billion in pretax...

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Parent company will invest $4.5 billion in overseas capital expenditures

TOKYO -- With 7-Eleven Inc. approaching 10,000 convenience stores in the United States, its parent company, Japan’s Seven & i Holdings Co. Ltd., is increasingly banking on the North American division for growth as its Japanese business sees sales slow, according to a Reuters report. Seven...

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Following a 'dynamic' period of transactions, an M&A review suggests a strong market ahead

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- When discussing recent merger-and-acquisition (M&A) transactions that have been completed, the first thing that everyone wants to know is the purchase-price multiple of EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) paid for the companies or...

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